Naturopathic Wellness Blog

Learn to stay balanced naturally with Dr. Jewel Alfoure

Dr. Jewel Alfoure ND

Guar gum is a type of dietary fiber that has been shown to help reduce blood sugar levels. When taken before a meal, it helps to slow down the absorption of glucose from the gut, preventing blood sugar spikes. Additionally, guar gum has been shown to increase insulin sensitivity, helping the body to better control blood sugar levels.
Did you know that depression is considered an inflammatory disease? Recent studies have linked good mental health to an anti-inflammatory diet that is low in junk food and rich in whole foods. In fact, the same therapeutic diets that are linked to lowering inflammation and the risk of heart disease have also been associated with better moods.